Sporting Heroes Month: Tom Brady

2015-05-25
TOP-BANNER In association with MaxiNutrition. He's an American sporting institution, one of the most successful quarterbacks of all time and Mr Gisele Bundchen. As Sporting Heroes Month continues, we bring you the 411 on American Footballer Tom Brady... at M&T Bank Stadium on September 23, 2012 in Baltimore, Maryland. Top Sporting Achievement: A sporting legend in the States, Tom's a 4 time Super Bowl Champion and 6 time winner of the NFL's Most Valuable Player Award. Better Half: Tom has been married to supermodel Gisele Bundchen since 2009. The couple have two children together children Benjamin and Vivian Lake Best Attribute: Forget anything else, it's all about that smile! Sporting Quote: “I’ve got a lot of football left. It’s hard to play this game and it takes a big commitment, a lot of sacrifice.” Special Weapon: Some people are just born for greatness: The Boston Globe credits Tom as one of the best athletes in history: “Brady is the best combination of individual brilliance, statistical accomplishment, championship credentials, and pop culture panache to grace Boston sports.” tom brady 2 Style: Off the field pitch Tom has a smart, all-American look, often sporting a suit or v-neck jumpers over an open shirt. Training Tip: Tom has a seasonal diet: He tends to eat red meats in the winter and raw foods in the summer. He has been known to do up to two grueling workouts a day. In The Game: Nicknamed Tom Terrific, he's considered one of the best quarterbacks of all time, and holds the current record for the most total Super Bowl touchdown passes. Wins:  4 x Super Bowl Champion (XXXVI, XXXVIII, XXXIX, XLIX) 3 x Super Bowl MVP (XXXVI. XXXVII, XLIX) 6 x AFC Champion (2001, 2003, 2004, 2007, 2011, 2014) 2 x First Team All-Pro (2007, 2010) Second Team All-Pro (2005) 10 x Pro Bowl (2001, 2004 2005, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014) 3 x NFL Passing touchdowns leader (2005, 2007, 2010) 2 x NFL Passing yards leader (2005, 2007) Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year (2005) Sporting News Sportsman of the Year (2004, 2007) AP Male Athlete of the Year (2007) 2 x NFL Offensive player of the Year (2007, 2010) 3 x AFC Offensive player of the year (2007, 2010, 2011) AP NFL Comeback Player of the Year (2009) PFWA NFL Comeback Player of the Year (2009) Bert Bell Award (2007) NFL 2000’s All-Decade Team Attitude: “The true competitors, though, are the ones who always play to win.”